Aiming to make a dent in Google's search engine dominance, Microsoft Corp. is rolling out a redesigned search site in the coming days that could give students and educators a new option and different tools for internet research and other academic endeavors.


Microsoft hopes the new site, called Bing, will lure more web surfers than the two most recent incarnations of its search technology, Live Search and MSN Search.


Bing includes touches intended to make everyday web searching a little less haphazard. Bing also tries to make it easier for people to buy things, book travel, and find credible health information. Educators...

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